The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

Oracle
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 4 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 5 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 16.67% 29.17% 11.25%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 33.33% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 7
Median daily rate £400 £490 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.36% +30.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.39 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -4.03% +3.89%  

Oracle is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20 21 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 66.67% 87.50% 66.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 16
Median daily rate £450 £490 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.16% +96.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +181.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing Oracle as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Aberdeen

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Aberdeen

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Aberdeen region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Financials

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Change Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Product Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Product Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Product Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley